Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 9


Associated Press
Lightning fires in eastern Washington close to containment
Suit seeks higher pay for King County jurors
Sewage spill closes beaches in parts of Liberty Bay

In Our View: Schools Suit a Distraction

Everett Herald (subscription required)
1st District Rep. Luis Moscoso concedes to Guy Palumbo
Dems hold big primary election leads in 32nd Legislative District (Ryu, Kagi)
U.S. Rep. Larsen to visit Lynnwood summer meal program Friday
New group hopes to steer Republicans away from Trump
State, tribes uncertainty brings fisheries frustrations
Gallup: More than 33 million American adults use marijuana
Editorial: Ban the harder stuff in Everett’s alcohol impact areas
Editorial: Editorial: What guides us in our response to tragedy?

News Tribune (subscription required)
Percentage of U.S. marijuana users is getting higher

Puget Sound Business Journal
Employee scheduling regulations move ahead, could go to Seattle City Council in September

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Sound Transit keeping close eye on crowded light-rail trains
Seattle’s new ordinance cracks down on discrimination against renters, ends discounts tied to workplace
Low-income families in Bellevue won’t be evicted for high-end housing
Opinion: Stop hate speech; reaffirm hope for American Muslims
Editorial: School supply drive helps struggling refugees

Spokesman Review
Spokane businesswoman, Native American advocate receives state recognition
Former parks spokeswoman Goodspeed sues Spokane for $1 million in wake of Straub ouster
Fire near Palouse Falls threatens homes, crops

Washington Post
Bipartisan group of state lawmakers calls for big changes to improve U.S. public schools (Santos)

Yakima Herald Republic
Affordable Care Act: Progress and pitfalls nationally and in Yakima Valley
Editorial: Libraries lend themselves to stronger community


Auburn woman calls $46,000 medical bill excessive

Washington State Finalizing Long-Delayed Conservation Plan For Marbled Murrelet
Politics Still Prevalent In The Pulpit, Survey Shows
Who Will Bear The Cost Of Tacoma’s LNG Plant?
Federal Officials Seek To Stop Social Media Abuse Of Nursing Home Residents

NW Public Radio
State Audit Questions No-Bid Contract For Washington State Patrol Radio Upgrade (Carlyle)


Can coding create a new future for Washington prisoners?

Is the King County Council Relevant?

Council Bans Special Move-In Deals, Housing Discrimination Based on Source of Income